Conference Program


15th Annual International Conference on Psychology
24-27 May 2021, Athens, Greece
Tentative Program (Athens Local Time)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)


Monday 24 May 2021

10.00-11.00
Registration


11.00-11.30
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER
  • Thanos Patelis, Head, Psychology Unit of ATINER & Lecturer, Teachers College at Columbia University and Achievement and Assessment Institute, University of Kansas, USA.

11.30-12:00
Jose-Julian Escario
, Professor, University of Zaragoza Spain.
Title: Predictors of Adolescent Truancy: The Importance of Cyberbullying, Peer Behaviour and Parenting Style.


12:00-12:30
Rita Zukauskiene, Professor, Mykolas Romeris University Lithuania.
Title: The Role of Adolescents in Changing Pro-environmental Habits in the Family. 


12:30-13:00
Goda Kaniusonyte
, Associate Professor, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania.
Title: Effects of the Intervention Program “Acuatic” to Pro-Environmental Identity and Motivation.


13:00-13:30
Audra Balunde, Junior Research Fellow, Environmental Psychology Research Centre, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania.
Title:
Do General Environmental Considerations and Personal Norms are Related to Future Pro-environmental Actions of Adolescents? A Longitudinal Examination of the values-identity-personal Norms Model. 


13:30-14:00
Yuliya Kovalenko
, Quality Assuarance Manager, St. Fatima School, Egypt.
Title: Impact of Hard Lockdown on Coping Patterns in University Youth.


14:00-14:30
Beata Mirucka
, Lecturer, University of Bialystok, Poland.
Title: Significant Predictors of Psychological Distress in the Group of Polish Young Adults During the COVID-19 Epidemic Outbreak: Sequential Mediation Model.


14:30-15:00 Lunch


15:00-15:30
Rosa Novo
, Associate Professor, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Barbara Gonzalez, Assistant Professor, Lusofona University of Humanities and Technologies, Portugal.
Title: Personality and Psychopathology Assessment: New Indexes for Positive Impression Management.


15:30-16:00
Kamila Sobol
, Assistant Professor, Concordia University, Canada.
Title: Fending off Failure: How Choosing the Lesser Evil Eradicates the Negative Consequences of Goal Failure.


16:00-16:30
Rob Blasetti
, Lieutenant, Fairfax County Fire Rescue Department, USA.
Title: Performance Under Pressure: Sports Psychology Related to Firefighting.


16:30-17:00
Shirlyn Garrett-Wilson
, Assistant Professor, Chicago State University, USA.
Title: Historical/Intergenerational Trauma.


17:00-17:30
La Toya Patterson
, Assistant Professor, Chicago State University, USA.
Title: The Significance of Social Support among Black Mental Health Counselors: The Role of Counselor Educators and Supervisors in Combating Race-Related Stress.


20:30-22:30
Greek Night


Tuesday 25 May 2021

08:00-11:00 Urban Walk


11:30-12:00
Simas Poskus, Lecturer, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania.
Title:
Does the Threat of Potential Water Contamination Affect Adolescents’ Bottled Water Consumption? 


12:00-12:30
Oksana Malinauskiene, Junior Research Fellow, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania.
Title:
Reducing Bottled Water Use among Adolescents. 


12:30-13:00
Giedre Ambrulaitiene, Researcher, Vilnius University, Lithuania.
Title:
EMA Prototype – A New way of teaching Emotion Recognition in Childhoods. 


13:00-13:30
Dovile Grigiene, PhD Student, Vilnius University, Lithuania.
Title:
The Importance of Gender Identity in Suicide Process: Lithuanian Sample Analysis. 


13:30-14:00
Janaina Pereira, Clinical Psychologist, Montepio Elderly Residences, Portugal.
Title:
Patients in Opioid Maintenance Programs: Psychological Features that Predict Abstinence. 


14:00-14:30
Ilaria Tercelli, Doctoral Student, University of Essex/ Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, UK.
Title: Experiences of Working-Age Adults with Depression of Psychodynamic Couple Therapy: A Thematic Analysis Using a Phenomenological Approach.


14:30-15:00 Lunch


15:00-15:30
Patricia Oswald
, Professor, Iona College, USA.
Katherine Zaromatidis, Professor, Iona College, USA.
Title:
Developing Human Capital in an At-risk School Population: Pairing Social Justice Initiatives and Pre-professional Experiences.


15:30-16:00
Dena High-Rogers
, Assistant Professor, Chicago State University, USA.
Title: Self-Care, & Maintaining Good Mental Health.


16:00-16:30
Kalman Kaplan
, Professor, University of Illinois, USA.
Title:
Biblical Psychotherapy: Reclaiming Scriptural Narratives For Positive Psychology and Suicide Prevention.


20:00-21:30
Dinner


Wednesday 26 May 2021
Educational Islands Cruise

Thursday 27 May 2021
Delphi Tour